FaceFirst Snags CFO From X PRIZE Foundation

Camarillo-based FaceFirst, a startup which is developing facial recognition technology aimed at the business security, public safety, and law enforcement markets, said today that it has added David Donell as its Chief Financial Officer. Donell was previously the CFO at the X PRIZE Foundation, the nonprofit foundation which focuses on running prizes to encourage the development of technology to solve the world's life science, energy, environment, and exploration challenges. Donell also served at Intuitive Associates, Avega Health Systems, and Fasturn, among other roles. FaceFirst said it is venture backed by Kayne Partners.